Richard Chavez, 65, of Tallahassee passed away, Sunday, July 7, 2013 at Big Bend Hospice House. Richard was an avid F.SU. Fan and loved Lakers basketball. He also loved camping. He was a U.S. Army
veteran, spending two tours in Vietnam.
He is survived by his wife of 24 years Patricia; a son Michael Hammett(Julie); a daughter Stephanie Sanchez(David); three brothers Casey, Robert(Patty) and Peter Chavez; seven grandchildren and his two dogs Foxy and Trouble. Richard is also survived by several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held 6:00-8:00 PM, Tuesday, July 9, 2013 at Culley's MeadowWood on Riggins Road. Funeral services will be held 9:30AM, Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home, Riggins Road Chapel, interment will follow at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Florida.